U2 highest grossing touring act in North America in 2011
U2 have been named as the highest grossing touring act in North America over the course of 2011.
In data published by Pollstar, the Irish band grossed a staggering $156m last year from their monolithic tour across the US.
They sold a total of around 1.7m tickets over the tour, resigning Taylor Swift to second place on the list, who managed to rake in a gross total of $97.7m.
Third on the list was country star Kenny Chesney, whilst Lady Gaga landed at No.4.
The highest average ticket price in the top 200 list was for Andrea Bocelli's tour, which was calculated to be $180.22.
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